Country Walk Summary

Gallowshield Rigg near Hexham

This permissive route links into the 'Greenlee Lough Walk' promoted by the National park (www.nnpa.org.uk). The walk is quite a strenuous walk that takes in sections of the Pennine Way and the Hadrian's Wall Trail. Free parking has been provided off the road into Gibbs Hill Farm just over the stream at grid ref NY747691, or you can park at the Steel Rigg car park. The walk is 7.5 miles in length and takes in some of Northumberland's most iconic landscapes.

County
NORTHUMBERLAND
Gallowshield Rigg  - Click to see the Site Map (PDF)

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Grid Reference
NY749688 (link to Interactive Map in a new window)
OS Landranger No.
87
CPH Reference Number
31/181/0101
Near To
Hexham
Length of route
2.4 km (1.5 miles)
Best time to visit
Spring/Summer
Access end date
31/10/2019

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Information Last Updated
26 January, 2011